Karachi: The 13th edition of AKU Inter-University Football Tournament commences today (Thursday) here at the AKU Football Ground.
Fourteen teams representing institutions of Karachi are participating in the tournament. The teams have been divided in four pools and the tournament round matches will be played on league basis and progress through group stages to quarters, semifinals and final.
Pool A consists of Institute of Business Management (IoBM), Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), National University of Science & Technology (NUST) and Liaquat College of Medicine & Dentistry (LCMD).
Meanwhile, host Aga Khan University (AKU), Pakistan Navy Engineering College (PNEC), Iqra University (IU) and Institute of Business & Technology (IBT) are placed in Pool B.
Ziauddin University (ZU), Jinnah Sindh Medical University (JSMU) and Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology (SSUET) constitute Pool C.
Hamdard University (HU), Institute of Business Administration (IBA) and Liaquat National Hospital Medical College (LNHMC) are grouped together in Pool D.
On the opening day HU will face LNHMC; DUHS will take on NUST; finally host AKU will clash with PNEC.